PRINTER'S NO. 145
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY LAUGHLIN, EICHELBERGER, SCARNATI, YAW, ALLOWAY,
FOLMER, YUDICHAK, COSTA, SCHWANK, RESCHENTHALER, VULAKOVICH
AND AUMENT, JANUARY 20, 2017
REFERRED TO STATE GOVERNMENT, JANUARY 20, 2017
Amending Title 65 (Public Officers) of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes, in lobbying disclosure, further
providing for registration, for reporting and for
registration fees, fund established, system and regulations.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Sections 13A04(a), (d) and (e)(1), 13A05(a), (b)
(4), (6) and (8) and (d) and 13A10(c) of Title 65 of the
Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes are amended to read:
§ 13A04. Registration.
(a) General rule.--Unless excluded under section 13A06
(relating to exemption from registration and reporting), a
lobbyist, lobbying firm or a principal must register with the
department electronically using the computerized filing system
developed by the department that is consistent with the purpose
of this chapter within ten days of acting in any capacity as a
lobbyist, lobbying firm or principal. Registration shall be
biennial and shall begin January 1, 2007.